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Midlands Authority For Conventions, Sports & Tourism

Midlands Authority For Conventions, Sports & Tourism 
1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29202


Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration

Work Schedule: Flexible Hours per week: up to 30 Wage: $10.00 per hour Start: May 9, 2011 End: August 15, 2011

Fall Spring Summer

Duties of Intern:
Marketing Intern I. Position Summary: Support in daily tasks of long-term marketing projects. II. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: • Updating database and website listings and content, including formatting photos and logos for website. • Planning and coordination of marketing promotions and projects, prize packages and mailings. • Editing and posting content and photos for blogs, social media and emails. • Handling information and graphics/photo requests from staff, partners and the community. • Filing, copying, printing, emailing and other office tasks. • Monthly reporting, research and data entry. • Miscellaneous design and layout. • Coordination of meetings. • Various other duties as assigned.

Skills Required for Internship:
III. Skills: • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving. • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things; able to interact with the public at all levels. • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. IV. Education and Qualification Required: • College graduate or current college student, with interest in marketing, design, social media, events and/or tourism. • Good interpersonal and organizational skills. Applicant Instructions: Submit resume and cover letter by email to or fax to 803.545.0028. Work Schedule: Flexible